blackpoll warbler


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black′poll war′bler

(ˈblækˌpoʊl)
n.
a North American warbler, Dendroica striata.
Also called black′poll`.
[1775–85, Amer.]
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The Blackpoll Warbler spends most of its trip over the Atlantic Ocean.
As migration time nears, blackpoll warblers congregate in forests throughout New England.
Blackpoll warblers amazingly fly nonstop from our coast, directly south for several thousand miles entirely over the ocean, until they reach the northern coast of South America.
Birds have already spent their daylight hours putting on weight for the great leap of faith--a leap that keeps one no-table long-distance migrant, the blackpoll warbler, aloft for 50 hours en route to the northern tip of South America.
The blackpoll warbler weighs in at under an ounce, even after its pre-flight feeding frenzy, yet in 72 hours manages to fly up to 2,000 miles from Maine to northern Venezuela without food, water or even a minute's treetop respite.
Returning to the tropics: the epic autumn flight of the Blackpoll Warbler.
If seeing some of the flashier warblers doesn't satisfy your newfound fancy, consider the thrill provided by getting a glimpse of the federally endangered Kirtland's warbler, which has been found only four times instate, or the state-endangered Blackpoll warbler, which was first confirmed to be breeding in the Commonwealth in 1994, and has been recorded nesting in Wyoming County every year since then.
An exception may be the Blackpoll Warbler, which has a unique transoceanic migratory pathway (Nisbet et al.
The changes being recommended would move the bald eagle from the endangered species list to threatened species list; the blackpoll warbler and black- crowned night heron would be added to the endangered species list; and the dickcissel, sedge wren and yellow-bellied flycatcher would move from endangered to threatened species list.